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A future ideal reader to consider.

The Ideal Reader

Do you have an ideal reader? You know the one reader that you think about as you are sculpting your prose; that reader who is sitting on your shoulder as you look for the proper way to turn a phrase, or escalate a series of events? This idea has come … [Read More...]

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A future ideal reader to consider.

The Ideal Reader

Do you have an ideal reader? You know the one reader that you think about as you are sculpting your prose; that reader who is sitting on your shoulder as you look for the proper way to turn a phrase, … [Read More...]

My Daily Word Count? I can totally do 2000 words a day!

Your Daily Word Count

The daily word count is a personal matter, with some authors adhering to actual counts and others taking a time measuring method. I have always used a daily word count (isn't that what all the books … [Read More...]

What We’re Reading

Heidi Hood's book review of Dani Shapiro's Still Writing.

Still Writing — Book Review

Dani Shapiro's Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life is a gentle companion, filled with a myriad of antidotes that helps the writer on their own personal journey. The book is not a how-to guide in the least. It does not go over … [Read More...]

A Spiritual Practice with Dani Shapiro

Jonathan Fields, interviews memoirist, Dani Shapiro. Click to watch.